Candis C. Jones is a director and devised theatre artist. Select credits include: Name Calling (The Kennedy Center, Dance Place), The Homecoming Queen workshop (New Harmony Project), New Shoes (Drama League Directorfest), Morning in America (Primary Stages), Black Girl Magic (National Black Theatre), TEMBO! (Zanzibar International Film Festival), Daughters of the Bayou (Weeksville Heritage Center). Assistant Director: Oedipus El Rey (The Public Theater), Fucking A (Signature Theater), The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (NY City Center), The Death of the Last Black Man (Signature Theatre). Upcoming workshops and residences: The Movement/NYU Festival of Voices and playwrights Stacey Rose and Ali Bennet.
Candis is a Drama League Alumni and 2016 Lilly Award Winner for Emerging Directors.
Portrait by Emma Pratte